“Never say ‘die,’ Bert,” said
Mr. Culpepper, kindly; “I like you, and so do
most other people who know what’s good for ’em;
and if Florrie don&rs...
W. W. Jacobs, remembered today almost exclusively for his horror story "The Monkey's Paw" (The Lady of the Barge, 1902), was one of the most popular English humorists of the early twentieth century. H...